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In Governance Watch
Oct 16th, 2014
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Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaul Badal stressed on the need to have a food map in the country. “An investor must have a food map so that he knows where, what and how to procure and the demand for his purchase. Most of the cold chain capacity today is concentrated on three to four states. And out of the entire cold storage capacity, 70% is just for...
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In Education
Sep 25th, 2014
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Delhi government has announced scholarship and reimbursement of half of the tuition fee for socially and economically backward students in non-technical professional courses in universities of Delhi for the current academic year. The Delhi Higher Education Aid Trust of Directorate of Higher Education has asked the eligible socially and economically backward students st...
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In Governance Watch
Sep 25th, 2014
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The election commission of Afghanistan has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country’s presidential poll. The panel, however, did not release final vote figures. The commission’s announcement came hours after Ghani Ahmadzai signed a power sharing agreement with opponent Abdullah Abdullah, who will fill the newly-created position of government chief execu...
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In Governance Watch
Sep 25th, 2014
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Mumbai Police recently launched a campaign to raise awareness among people about allowing rapid plying of ambulances through traffic jams so that they proceed to hospital without any difficulties and patients promptly get medical aid. The drive titled ‘Make Way for Ambulance’ saw presence of Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee as the chief guest. Police Commissioner Rakes...
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In Governance Watch
Sep 25th, 2014
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After reviewing the progress of 34 ongoing railway projects which include 11 national projects of the North-East Frontier Railway, Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda recently announced that all the north-eastern State capitals will be connected to the rail network within the next five years. At present, only the capitals of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura are con...
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In Governance Watch
Sep 25th, 2014
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In the list of global university ranking released by The Quacquarelli Symonds (SQ) World University Rankings, Indian universities are still not  able to make it to top 200. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been placed at the number one position for the third consecutive time. Imperial and Cambridge have come as second equal, while Harvard dropped from se...
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In Bihar
Sep 25th, 2014
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Eight hundred years after it was razed to the ground by invading armies, Nalanda University threw open its doors to its first batch of students on September 1. The university began its first academic session with 15 students, including five women, and 10 faculty members. It had attracted over 1,000 applications from around the world. The selection process of more stude...
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In Andhra Pradesh
Sep 25th, 2014
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Setting a new trend in the power corridors of the country, Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in India to hold a paperless Cabinet  meeting. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu happens to be the brain behind the idea, as ahead of the meeting on September 15 the  progressive and tech-savvy CM had asked all his cabinet colleagues not to bring any papers or files bu...
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In Corporate
Sep 25th, 2014
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Even as the central government departments, under Narendra Modi regime, are gearing up to go online, the NCR town of Noida has taken a giant leap in offering a record number of online services to its citizens. The town, surpassing big cities such as Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore, offers 152 services. The entire business process re-engineering and implementation of these...